Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon, Newcastle Upon Tyne

  • Location

    Newcastle Upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    From £35,000 p/a for New Grad

  • Contact:

    Sue Hanson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -012022-23945

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Type: 85% small, 10% equine, 5% farm mix

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

Practice: Well established independent practice

Facilities: They offer a supportive, encouraging work environment and pride themselves on top quality, modern medicine, and surgery in the heart of North East England. Close to excellent transport links, city centres, countrysides, and the coast.

Role: They are seeking an experienced or new graduate MIXED animal vet surgeon to join their lovely team.


  • Full-time, 5 days a week (OPTION TO REDUCE TO 4 DAYS AFTER 1 YEAR)
  • Part-time hours are negotiable but ideally at least 2 full days per week plus the below weekend rota cover
  • One night on call per week (with support by another vet)
  • 1 full weekend on call in every 6 (for every full weekend worked, no night on call the following week and a Friday or Monday off to make a long weekend)
  • 1 Saturday morning in 3 (one of these will be part of the full weekend on-call every 6)
  • Bank Holiday cover is shared equally

Applicant Requirements:

  • They are looking for a mixed animal Veterinary Surgeon, which will include 85% small animal, 10% equine, and 5% farm mix.
  • A full drivers licence is required for this role

Remuneration Package:

  • New graduate starting salary £35,000 p/a
  • Experienced vet salary will be commensurate with experience and whether car, fuel card, and accommodation are required
  • 6-month review resulting in salary increase on successful completion of a 6-month probationary period 
  • Year 1 review, salary increase, and bonus related earnings
  • Profit-sharing scheme after 1-year review


  • Minimum of 6 weeks annual paid leave
  • Annual salary reviews after initial 6-month successful probationary period review 
  • Professional RCVS and VDS membership paid
  • VISA sponsorship 
  • Generous CPD allowance encouraged and supported
  • Regular in house CPD
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • BUPA healthcare cover
  • Accommodation and company car provided or allowances 
  • Mobile phone 
  • Discounted pet treatments for your pets on successful completion of a 6-month probationary period 
  • Full sickness pays after 1 year of employment 

Ref: JN -012022-23945

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